European Council

The European Council (Article 15 Teu)

Content about European Council from the publication "The ABC of European Union law" (2010, European Union) by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt. The European Council grew out of the summit conferences of EU Heads of State or Government. At the Paris […]

Western European Union

Introduction to Western European Union Western European Union (WEU), association of European countries focused on defense and security issues. The WEU grew out of the Brussels Treaty, a cooperative agreement made in 1948 between the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and […]

European Regional Development Fund

Reducing Economic Differences: European Regional Development Fund Introduction to European Regional Development Fund The European Regional Development Fund is concerned with infrastructure developments proposed by member governments. Since 1989 it has focused on regions with weak economies, […]

European Investment Bank

Reducing Economic Differences: European Investment Bank (EIB) Introduction to European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) was established in 1957 under the Rome treaty that created the EEC. Its primary objective is to fund projects that promote European integration. It focuses […]

Economic and Monetary Union

Economic and Monetary Union in Europe The EU Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) Introduction to Economic and Monetary Union Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is a step beyond a single market toward further integration. EMU requires an intense degree of economic coordination among its members. […]